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SL boot in 32 bit mode


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hello, im trying to boot my 10.6.6 SL in 32 bit mode, but can't get it to work.

Im using Chameleon, what i've tried so far:

 

- pressing tab on Chameleon boot screen, selected SL, wrote "arch=i386" in the prompt.

- modified com.apple.Boot.plist in /Extra/ and /Library/Preferences/SystemConfiguration/ and it looks like this:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<!DOCTYPE plist PUBLIC "-//Apple//DTD PLIST 1.0//EN" "http://www.apple.com/DTDs$
<plist version="1.0">
<dict>
       <key>Kernel</key>
       <string>mach_kernel</string>
       <key>Kernel Flags</key>
       <string>arch=i386 legacy</string>
       <key>GraphicsEnabler</key>
       <string>Yes</string>
       <key>Timeout</key>
       <string>1</string>
       <key>Legacy Logo</key>
       <string>Yes</string>
       <key>EthernetBuiltIn</key>
       <string>Yes</string>
</dict>
</plist>

 

none of above works :)

 

To check what mode im currently in, i launch task monitor and check Type column in core processes list , its always "Intel (64-bit)"

 

and thoughts how to get 32 bit mode?

 

Im using 10.6.6

h.

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You can check in System Profiler under 'Software' whether you're running in 32- or 64-bit kernel and drivers mode:

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Kernel Flags

arch=i386 legacy

That will not work.

 

It's -legacy. But I think this flag only works with the old Voodoo Kernel.

 

For more information about the -legacy flag read the Voodoo Kernel manual:

http://xnu-dev.googlecode.com/files/Voodoo...cumentation.pdf

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